We’ll hear about online programs at the UAS School of Management with Assistant Professors Julie Hamilton and Charla Brown, and Community Outreach Coordinator Katy Jordan;
We’ll talk with Steve Vick and Nene Wolf about a new non-profit organization attempting to provide dog sledding opportunities to people experiencing disabilities, Noble Paws;
We’ll talk with US Fish and Wildlife Service polar bear expert Eric Rogehr; he and Kim Titus of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game kick off the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center’s Fireside Lecture with a presentation about Polar Bears in the Chukchi Sea tonight at 6:30, repeating at 8 p.m.;
and, Arlitia Jones and Amy O’Neill Houck will tell us about the poetry reading at 2 p.m. Sunday at the downtown library; Amy’s arranged for Arlitia to join Emily Wahl and Ernestine Hayes in the presentation.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.
- The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika virus in the state July 22, belonging to a patient treated at SEARHC’s Mt. Edgcumbe Hospital in Sitka.
- Bristol Bay is home to the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world. The 2 billionth salmon was landed sometime, by someone, on July 6, 2016.
- The Alaska Supreme Court overturned the state’s parental notification law for minors who are seeking abortions.